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Michael Smerconish

Independent Political Analyst; Host of "The Michael Smerconish Program" on SiriusXM; Host of CNN's "Smerconish;" Newspaper Columnist & Bestselling Author

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Michael Smerconish Biography

Michael Smerconish is the host of "The Michael Smerconish Program," heard nationwide on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel. He is also the host of CNN’s “Smerconish,” which prides itself on its unbiased, middle-of-the-road approach to delivering the news. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, Smerconish delivers an engaging, thought-provoking, and balanced dialogue on today’s political arena.

He was a longtime newspaper columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer and his columns were routinely re-printed in newspapers all across the country. He is also the author of seven books. He has donated all of the proceeds for four of them to charity. One was a novel, "TALK," for which the television rights were optioned by Warner Brothers. His latest book is titled "Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns."

His one-man, live performance, “Things I Wish Knew Before I Started Talking” is a TV special streaming on Hulu. He is of counsel at the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and resides in the Philadelphia suburbs where he and his wife have raised four children.

Speaking Topics
  • Stuck in the Middle with You: How Did We Get Where We Are (Politically), and What Will It Take to Get Out?

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

  • Angry Is Over

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

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Books
Talk: A Novel

Talk: A Novel

Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker (English and English Edition)

Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker (English and English Edition)

Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking

Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking

Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice

Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice

Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism--True Stories That Should Be Fiction

Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism--True Stories That Should Be Fiction

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    Speaking fees for Michael Smerconish, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Michael Smerconish are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Michael Smerconish, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Michael Smerconish speak about?

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    Michael Smerconish generally travels from Pennsylvania, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Michael Smerconish’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Michael Smerconish for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Smerconish for your next private or corporate function.
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    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Michael Smerconish or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
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    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Independent Political Analyst; Host of "The Michael Smerconish Program" on SiriusXM; Host of CNN's "Smerconish;" Newspaper Columnist & Bestselling Author

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Michael Smerconish Biography

Michael Smerconish is the host of "The Michael Smerconish Program," heard nationwide on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel. He is also the host of CNN’s “Smerconish,” which prides itself on its unbiased, middle-of-the-road approach to delivering the news. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, Smerconish delivers an engaging, thought-provoking, and balanced dialogue on today’s political arena.

He was a longtime newspaper columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer and his columns were routinely re-printed in newspapers all across the country. He is also the author of seven books. He has donated all of the proceeds for four of them to charity. One was a novel, "TALK," for which the television rights were optioned by Warner Brothers. His latest book is titled "Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns."

His one-man, live performance, “Things I Wish Knew Before I Started Talking” is a TV special streaming on Hulu. He is of counsel at the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and resides in the Philadelphia suburbs where he and his wife have raised four children.

Michael Smerconish Speaking Topics

  • Stuck in the Middle with You: How Did We Get Where We Are (Politically), and What Will It Take to Get Out?

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

  • Angry Is Over

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

Michael Smerconish Videos

  • Smerconish: Trump has no strategy other than be provocative ...
    CNN's Michael Smerconish examines the growing divide between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
  • CNN's Michael Smerconish comes to Joe Biden's defense
    CNN's Michael Smerconish says former Vice President Joe Biden's propensity for hugging 'is how the former VP is with both men and women.'

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  • How do I book Michael Smerconish to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Michael Smerconish for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Michael Smerconish, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Michael Smerconish or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Michael Smerconish

    Speaking fees for Michael Smerconish, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Michael Smerconish are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Michael Smerconish, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Michael Smerconish speak about?

  • Where does Michael Smerconish travel from?

    Michael Smerconish generally travels from Pennsylvania, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Michael Smerconish’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Michael Smerconish for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Smerconish for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Michael Smerconish or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Michael Smerconish is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Stuck in the Middle with You: How Did We Get Where We Are (Politically), and What Will It Take to Get Out? and Angry Is Over. The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael Smerconish for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Michael Smerconish generally travels from PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Ben Stein, Van Jones and Martha Raddatz. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael Smerconish for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Michael Smerconish Speaking Topics

  • Stuck in the Middle with You: How Did We Get Where We Are (Politically), and What Will It Take to Get Out?

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

  • Angry Is Over

    Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

Michael Smerconish Speaker Videos

  • Smerconish: Trump has no strategy other than be provocative ...
    CNN's Michael Smerconish examines the growing divide between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
    CNN's Michael Smerconish comes to Joe Biden's defense
    CNN's Michael Smerconish says former Vice President Joe Biden's propensity for hugging 'is how the former VP is with both men and women.'

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